Alena E. Zachery-Ross '95 and Quinton Ross Muskegon Heights Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to reduce the financial pressure on students and their families and make a Grand Valley education accessible to students from all backgrounds. This need-based scholarship will ensure that financial need does not become a barrier to intellectual and personal growth. To qualify for this scholarship, recipients:

  • Must be accepted for or currently enrolled at GVSU
  • Must be an incoming freshman and graduate of Muskegon Heights High School or Muskegon Heights Academy
  • Must be enrolled full-time (12 credit hours or more) in any course of study
  • Must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress standards
  • In the event that there are no incoming freshmen that qualify, transfer students from Muskegon Community College who are also graduates of Muskegon Heights High School or Muskegon Heights Academy may be considered

Financial Need is required, and shall be demonstrated by the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Renewal Criteria: This scholarship may be renewed with reapplication provided the recipient continues to meet the qualifications stated above. This scholarship may be awarded to an individual for a maximum of four years (8 semesters)

Alena E. Zachery-Ross '95 and Quinton Ross
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please describe your plans and/or commitment to give back to your community and explain how this scholarship will help you achieve your career and educational goals.